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Mayer Brown | United Kingdom | 16 Apr 2019

Top Tips for Employers in Managing Disability Cases

The case of Hargreaves v Department for Work and Pensions provides a useful reminder of what employers should keep in mind when managing an employee


Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC | USA | 15 Apr 2019

A Marijuana Wake-Up Call on Accommodating Employees with Disabilities

Must employers accommodate off-duty use of marijuana? A recent appellate decision in New


Goldberg Segalla LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2019

One Missing IME, Too Many

I recently attended a hearing that was scheduled pursuant to claimant’s RFA-1, requesting reinstatement of awards. You’re probably wondering, why were


McCabe Curwood | Australia | 15 Apr 2019

What is the definition of ‘uninjured’ as it appears in the Permanent Impairment Guidelines?

A recent decision by the Supreme Court considers what 'uninjured' means in the context of clause 1.51 of the Permanent Impairment Guidelines. In


Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 15 Apr 2019

Continuity needed to ensure adults with cerebral palsy enjoy maximum independence

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published a new set of guidelines at the beginning of the year to address the lack of


DAC Beachcroft | United Kingdom | 12 Apr 2019

Disciplinary Discrimination: No discrimination where an employee mistakenly believes that following an instruction would exacerbate her disability

Ms Wood was employed by iForce Ltd to work in its warehouse. She has osteoarthritis, a disability under the Equality Act 2010. This


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 12 Apr 2019

New York City Council Passes Bill Limiting Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana

The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed legislation which would prohibit most City employers from requiring job applicants to submit to drug


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 12 Apr 2019

Iron Throne or BoardroomLeadership Matters

And this got me thinking, if Westeros was, say, an employer, and the investors, the Iron Bank of Braavos, needed to choose a CEO, who would they


Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 11 Apr 2019

Does Obesity Qualify as a Disability Under the ADA? - It Depends on Who You Ask (US)

According to the most recent data from the Center for Disease Control, more than one-third of American adults are obese. A person is considered obese


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 11 Apr 2019

I Hate My Boss: Sixth Circuit Shuts Down ADA Request for Less Stressful Boss

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reminded employers that, even under the more liberal standard for establishing a disability under the